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    Heated seats not working

    Ever since I got my car, my heated seats haven't worked. I planned on taking the car to the dealer to have them work on it because of the recall with those heated seats, but mine wasn't applicable (2002 GLS 1.8T w/ leather). So I'm asking here, why wouldn't my seats be working? What fuse controls the seats? (actually, if anyone has an accurate fuse chart, please send it to me)

    Any info would be appreciated.

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    on my car, they take a good while to heat up. drop by, and i'l show ya.
    bring a kitchen timer as well...

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    I believe it's fuse 44.

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    A couple other reasons the seat heaters may not be working:
    1. Heat elements burned out.
    2. Heat seater switches bad.

    But if both seats are out (bottom seat cushions and back seat cushions), it sounds more like a fuse issue.

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    Cool, I'll check it tomorrow. And sipes, I know it dosen't take these things 30 mins to warm up. Theyre broken. =P

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    They should only take a 1-2 minutes to get toasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grommit View Post
    A couple other reasons the seat heaters may not be working:
    1. Heat elements burned out.
    2. Heat seater switches bad.

    But if both seats are out (bottom seat cushions and back seat cushions), it sounds more like a fuse issue.
    But make sure you check the fuse first. Whenever something electrical breaks down you should check the fuse first. On the fuse box it will be the very bottom right fuse 30Amp (green).

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